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How to connect to Huobi

Creating an API key is important, see it as a bridge between you and the exchange. Cryptohopper needs this bridge in order to do all the automated things you love such as, placing automated orders and reading your balance to do all sorts of calculations with.

Step one

Go to the exchange website, and create an account if you haven't already. In this case, we are looking at Huobi.

Step two

Create your API.

navigate to the API settings page, it can be find by clicking on the profile icon, and then clicking on API management

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Step three

API settings.

Give your API key a nice memorable name such as "Cryptohopper API key". You have the option to bind an IP address. Keep this blank.

Withdrawal is an option given, but Cryptohopper doesn't need it to trade. So having it enabled would be a security risk! As a general rule of thumb. CH needs ALL settings except for withdrawal to trade correctly.

Step four

Adding the API to Cryptohopper.

Navigate to your Cryptohopper account and go to the Baseconfig. Click on “Exchange” and select Huobi. Paste your API Keys and you’re ready.

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Give the bot a moment to link everything and your balance should be loaded.

Unable to see your exchange balance?

There are several things that prevents your bot from synchronizing the funds of your exchange. In most cases, the browser that you use has "auto-fill" enabled. This means that the browser fills in certain text fields themselves. There are three things you can do:

  • Disable autofill,
  • Use incognito mode of your browser
  • Use a browser that you don't use often.
  • Another thing that could prevent your bot from synchronizing are password managers, disable this for Cryptohopper.

And you're done! Check our community forum where users share their bot settings.

If you want more information about this subject, watch our Cryptohopper Academy video about this subject.

Huobi minimum trade amounts

Click here to check the minimum trade amounts on Huobi.

Huobi status

Do you experience issues with trading on Huobi? Click here to check Huobi's exchange status.

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